Dear Editor, With the passing of Josephine E. Carella, the Haverstraw community has lost a very special person, that touched the lives of many people throughout the years of her public service as Haverstraw Town Clerk. I first met Josephine in early 1995. She was a woman of strength, conviction and courage that inspired many other woman […]

Haverstraw Village Board Pursues Insurance Claim on Hurricane Damages

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Haverstraw Village Board unanimously voted at their meeting on Monday, November 19 to retain Joe Armado of Nationwide Construction Inc. as a public adjustor to work with the village in obtaining insurance payouts for damage received as a result of Hurricane Sandy. In this position, Armado will represent Haverstraw in dealings […]

Lowdown on Monday’s Village of Haverstraw Board Meeting

BY MICHAEL CAHILL The trustees of the Village of Haverstraw met briefly Monday night at village hall to discuss the impact of Superstorm Sandy and take action on several agenda items. During individual reports, village attorney Jay Hood, asked the trustees to authorize him to settle a tax cert dispute with Tilcon. The tax cert […]


BY MICHAEL CAHILL Lowdown on Monday’s Village of Haverstraw board meeting The Village of Haverstraw Trustees submitted a formal request for weekend ferry service on the Haverstraw – Ossining line during their meeting on Monday evening at village hall. The request, which will be delivered to the Metropolitan Transit Authority, Metro North Commuter Rail Road, […]

Ginsberg Sets Stage for New Building at Haverstraw Harbors

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Lowdown on Monday’s Village of Haverstraw board meeting The trustees of the Village of Haverstraw met Monday night at the village hall for their regularly scheduled meeting to discuss and vote on several agenda items. The big item on the agenda was the plan by housing developer Ginsberg Development (GDC) to combine […]

Lowdown on Town of Haverstraw Board Meeting 9/24

CORRECTION: The original version of this article stated that the next town board meeting will be October 11 at 8 p.m. The town has now changed the time to October 11 at 6 p.m.   BY MICHAEL CAHILL Budget season is just around the corner and Haverstraw residents can expect to see their taxes go […]